Comparison - Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV 5hs Hybrid 2017 - vs - Volvo XC90 Hybrid T8 R-Design 2017

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Average Price: 
53,434
converted from British Pound
Updated: 
18 Jan 2017
71,800
Updated: 
02 Dec 2016
Car Type: 
SUV
SUV
Year: 
2017
2017
Total Seating: 
5
7
Transmission: 
Continuously Variable-speed Automatic
8-speed Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Four Wheel Drive
All Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
11.88gals
13.20gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Amethyst Black
#000000
Atlantic Grey
#686868
Cool Silver
#B5B5B5
Granite Brown
#443D37
Orient Red
#880D08
Ruby Black
#000000
White Pearl
#EBEBEB
Color: 
Bright Silver Metallic
#ABABB6
Bursting Blue Metallic
#315785
Ice White
#DEDEDE
Luminous Sand Metallic
#7B706F
Passion Red
#971715
Onyx Black Metallic
#010101
Savile Grey Metallic
#494850

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a company car tax marvel. Although it’s based on the regular diesel-engined version of the Outlander, this PHEV model is a petrol-electric hybrid, which means ultra-low CO2 emissions and low benefit-in-kind car tax.
Essentially it can be driven by either its naturally aspirated 2.0-litre petrol engine, or its electric motors powered by its batteries alone, or a combination of the two. Those batteries can be charged on the move, or the PHEV can be plugged into the mains.
As a result, against conventionally powered rivals such as the Skoda Kodiaq and Nissan X-Trail, the Outlander will potentially save company car taxpayers thousands of pounds in tax payments over their ownership. Because it can run on pure electric too, many people will be able to charge at home and travel to work and back using no fuel at all.

By: 
whatcar.com

The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been revised to provide better driveability, better handling, increased fuel efficiency and, with the high-grade Exceed, all the safety kit you need.

Pros
Country ride and bump absorption is now excellent
Cabin retains a premium, yet value-for-money feel
Seamless transition between power modes under all driving conditions

Cons
Urban ride can be a little sharp at times
Price has crept up, putting it even further away from regular Outlander
No seven-seat option is an opportunity missed

By: 
caradvice.com.au

The Mitusbishi Outlander PHEV is more than just a flag waver for plug-in hybrid vehicles. It is a marker in the sand for the Japanese car maker.
Though the on-road experience may not be thrilling, the Outlander PHEV is very much the equal of other medium SUVs: comfortable to ride in, quieter than most traditional internal combustion competitors, and missing none of the space and flexibility that make SUVs so popular.
Day-to-day running powered by electricity and the freedom to venture well beyond city limits on petrol power make the Outlander PHEV a flexible family choice, and the lack of oddball aero styling means there's no chance of being branded a fanatical eco-warrior - all of which makes the Outlander PHEV an enticing, if slightly pricey, prospect.

By: 
drive.com.au

The XC90 is a handsome, square-jawed Swede striving to offer more efficiency and safety than its rivals, while adding a dose of Scandinavian flair. Its 2.0-liter four-cylinder uses turbocharging and supercharging to create 316 hp and drives all four wheels through an eight-speed automatic. An 80-hp electric motor joins the party in plug-in hybrid models. There’s room for seven in the elegantly appointed interior, with deeply comfortable seats as well as Sensus, Volvo’s new infotainment system.

After extended product doldrums due to changing overlords, Volvo has emerged as strong as ever with the launch of the XC90 SUV for 2016, the impressive start of an all-new lineup developed under Chinese owner Geely. With an upright and bold countenance, the XC90 exudes confidence, and its nearly Range Rover–rivaling presence, along with a full complement of features and technology, comfortably earns its way further upmarket than previous XC90s

A gorgeously compelling new entry that is upending the luxury-SUV oligarchy.

Pros
The decadently detailed and gorgeous interior including open-pore walnut wood trim, which also adorns the sliding cupholder cover, in the elevated Inscription-trim T6 and test cars we evaluated

Cons
We’re not convinced that four-cylinder-only power is the way to go, not so much for performance reasons—although, by a narrow margin, the XC90 was the slowest in its last comparison-test appearance—but mostly because the engine sounds gravelly in its upper reaches, which is discordant with the luxury mission

By: 
caranddriver.com

Among three-row luxury SUVs, the 2017 Volvo XC90 has outstanding cargo capacity, style and safety features. The cabin is particularly elegant and offers many options for personalization. Its engine power and ride quality aren’t segment-leading, but this is still a midsize SUV that deserves consideration

The 2017 Volvo XC90 receives updates to its driver assistance system and more apps for its infotainment system, plus the addition of a range-topping new trim level.

lthough Volvo's latest four-cylinder engine has considerable power, the heavy weight of the XC90 makes it feel unimpressive. Its numbers are promising, but in real-world, day-to-day use, acceleration and refinement are lacking. Other rival crossovers feel notably snappier and more responsive when accelerating up to freeway speeds or passing a slow-moving vehicle. We haven't driven the XC90 with the base turbocharged engine, but we expect to find its 250 hp a bit meager for a vehicle of this size.

Pros
Elegant styling inside and out; spacious second- and third-row seating for a midsize SUV; many standard safety technology features; precise handling that inspires confidence; available plug-in hybrid model.

Cons
Overly busy ride quality for a vehicle in its class; comes up short on performance and real-world fuel economy; some of its standard touchscreen controls can be hard to use.

By: 
www.edmunds.com

It’s the greatest continuity travesty since Sully’s Porsche Targa repair in Commando. A flip-flop more obvious than Bond’s flop flipping Mustang in Diamonds Are Forever. Jump on the internet. Get those hashtags burning!

And while you would be correct, there is a good reason why our Crystal White 2017 Volvo XC90 T8 R-Design is not the Bursting Blue XC90 T6 of previous updates

Volvo noted that upwards of 70 per cent of XC90 buyers wanted this technology, so it makes sense to include it as baseline equipment

What is cool, is with the air package, you can raise the car for an off-road setting, but also lower the rear to make loading luggage easier

That excellent interior, those lovely materials and of course, the amazing stereo, make the XC90 a classy and so far, dependable option in the luxury SUV space.

Pros
Very clever driveline which works smoothly within its range
Punchy when charged
No loss of space or interior packaging due to hybrid platform

Cons
T8 is an expensive option and comes with compromised driving range
Fuel economy claims are impossible to meet
Cheeky option price increases

By: 
caradvice.com.au

As a technological, efficiency and style tour-de-force, the Volvo XC90 takes some beating as a premium 4x4

The Volvo XC90 is a luxury SUV that rivals models such as the Audi Q7, Porsche Cayenne and Range Rover Sport. Volvo has created a refreshing SUV by using Scandinavian design influences, and it feels like a premium product that delivers design-led looks and a raft of advanced safety kit.

The XC90 boasts a distinctive exterior and plenty of equipment, and delivers a far more upmarket package than its practical but ageing predecessor. Add the advanced fuel efficiency and safety technologies, and you have a class-leading SUV on your hands.

The XC90 is a great performer on the road, and with seven proper seats as standard plus a big boot, it's a strong candidate for family car buyers. Underpinning the Volvo XC90’s fresh-thinking approach is a bold strategy to offer only 2.0-litre four-cylinder engines, a compromise that will inspire some drivers, but may deter the those attracted to the lazy grunt of a traditional six or eight-cylinder SUV.

Pros
Quality interior, safety and luxury kit, comfy ride

Cons
Busy touchscreen, noisy petrol engine, hybrid efficiency

By: 
autoexpress.co.uk

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Premium Unleaded
Electric
Engine type: 
Hybrid
Hybrid

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
16
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
4
Inline
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
2.00L
Torque: 
140ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
472ft-lbs
at 2 200rpm
Horsepower: 
121hp
at 4 500rpm
400hp
at 6 000rpm
Turning Circle: 
35.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
yes
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
yes
no
Side view Camera: 
yes
no
On steering wheel: 
Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) rack and pinion
Transmission, cruise and audio controls on steering wheel
More in Convenience: 
Sunvisors, driver’s & passenger’s, extendable with vanity mirrors
Speed limiter, adjustable
Rear view mirror, auto dimming
Range remaining display
Luggage cover, retractable
Luggage area under-floor compartments
Luggage area lamp
Glovebox, illuminated
12V socket, front, centre & rear
Manual rear seat easy entry
Keyless Ignition
Leather And Alloy Steering Wheel

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
184.00in
194.90in
Width: 
70.80in
79.10in
Height: 
67.30in
69.90in
Ground Clearance: 
7.50in
10.50in
Front Track: 
60.60in
65.70in
Rear Track: 
60.60in
65.80in
Wheel Base: 
105.11in
117.50in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
40.50
38.90
Front Leg Room: 
40.90in
40.90in
Front Shoulder Room: 
57.70in
Rear Head Room: 
38.30
38.50
Rear leg room: 
37.20in
37.00in
Rear Shoulder room: 
56.50in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
52.26cu.ft
85.70cu.ft
Maximum Towing Capacity un-break: 
1653lbs
5000lbs
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
16.35cu.ft
15.80cu.ft
Angle of Approach: 
21.00degrees
23.80degrees
Angle of Departure: 
22.50degrees
23.30degrees
Curb Weight: 
4101.00lbs
5059.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
no
no
More Instruments: 
Regenerative Braking Paddles
Rear Cross Traffic Alert
Parking brake, Electronic
Instrument display with digital meters
EV Priority Mode
Engine start/stop button
4WD drivetrain mode indicator
Blind Spot Warning
Brake Auto Hold
Demister, rear
Eco mode

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
power steering
Interior lamp, front and rear, LED
4 one-touch power windows
Heated Mirrors

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
yes
yes
Front Seats Features: 
Driver’s seat lumbar support
Seatbelts, 3-point x 2, front row
Seatbelt height adjustment, front
Seat, driver, 8 way power
Premium Nappa leather in choice of colours
Head restraints, height adjustable, front row
Front seats, sliding / reclining with fully-flat function
Front seat heaters
Armrest, with storage box, front row
Multi-level heating passenger seat
8-way power driver seat
Multi-level heating driver seat
Height adjustable driver seat
Leather
Bucket front seats
Height adjustable passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
8-way power passenger seat
Driver Seat Thigh Extension
Premium Leather/Sueded Microfiber
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Seats, 60/40 split, second row
Seatbelts, 3-point x 3, second row
Rear seat heaters
Head restraints, height adjustable, second row
Armrest, with built in cup holder, second row
Split-folding rear seatback
Folding center armrest
Rear ventilation ducts with fan control
Reclining rear seats
Manual folding split-bench third row seats

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
MacPherson strut
Front independent suspension
Rear Suspension: 
Multi link
rear independent suspenstion
Suspension Info: 
Four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Air conditioning
Pollen filter
Turn signal in mirrors
Dual illuminating vanity mirrors
Electrochromatic inside rearview mirror
Leather and alloy steering wheel

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
Twin USB port, rear
Premium Alpine audio system
USB port
TMC (traffic message channel) information
Steering wheel audio controls
SD memory card compatible audio
RDS (radio data system) information
Radio/CD with MP3 compatibility and 6 speakers
Premium HD navigation and music system
iPod compatible
DAB digital radio
Bluetooth with music streaming
Aerial, Shark Fin Antenna
360° camera
USB connection
6 Months of provided satellite radio service
330 watts stereo output
10 total speakers
Auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
USB With External Media Control

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
yes
yes
Rear defogger: 
yes
no
More in Glass and Roof: 
240v 5m charging cable, 10amp
CHAdeMO rapid charging connection
Charge Point LED Lamp
Electric, heated, folding mirrors with indicators
Electric rear tailgate
Headlamps, follow you home function
Headlamps, automatic high beam
Headlamps, automatic light sensor
Headlamps, high beam, LED
Headlamps, LED with auto levelling
Headlamp washers
Number Plate LED Lamp
Puddle Lamps, LED
Remote charge/heating via smartphone app
Wipers, auto rain sensors
Wipers, variable intermittent with washer, front
Wiper, intermittent with washer, rear
Spoiler, extended roofline
Roof rails, silver
Rear spoiler, colour keyed
Privacy glass - rear side and rear windows
Metallic or pearlescent paint finish
Front grille, chrome
Colour keyed mirrors and handles
Bumpers, colour keyed, front and rear
Bonnet Badge
Privacy glass
Speed sensitive wipers
Power glass sunroof
Fixed glass rear sunroof
Speed sensitive wipers
Roof rack
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
18" x 7.0
20 X 9.0 In
Wheels more: 
Tyre inflation kit
All season tires
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
225.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
55
Diameter: 
R18
Width: 
275.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
45
Diameter: 
R20

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Front ventilated disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
rear solid disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
no
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
no
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Unintended Acceleration Mitigation System
Seatbelt warning lamp
RISE (Reinforced Impact Safety Evolution) body safety system
Permanent 4WD with super all-wheel control
Lane departure warning system
ISO-Fix child seat mountings, 2nd row x2
ISO-Fix child seat mounting, front passenger seat
Hill start assist
High-mount stop lamp, rear
Forward collision mitigation system with pedestrian detection
Emergency stop signal system
Curve guidance warning system
City crash provision
Child proof rear door locks
Brake assist
Airbag, front passenger deactivation switch
Acoustic vehicle alerting system
Visible VIN
Locking wheel nuts
Deadlocks
Alarm, thatcham cat 1
Stolen Vehicle Tracking/Assistance*
Emergency Service*
Emergency braking preparation
Airbag Deployment Notification*
Post-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
High Pressure Washers Headlamps
Remote anti-theft alarm system
Lane Departure Warning Accident Avoidance System

Options

Packages: 
Vision Package
Climate Package
Convenience Package
Momentum Plus Package
Exterior Options: 
22" X 9.0" 5-Double Spoke Alloy Wheels In Matte Black Diamond Cut
Interior Options: 
Bowers & Wilkins Premium Sound System
Graphical Head Up Display
Integrated Center Booster Cushion 2nd Row

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
#383842
#755B56
Color: 
Amber/Charcoal, leather
#84634D
Blond/Charcoal, leather
#C1C0BE
Charcoal, leather
#464648